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Porfell Wildlife Park & Sanctuary

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Porfell Porfell Porfell | Trecangate, Lanreth, Liskeard PL14 4RE, England
+44 1503 220211
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The animals take priority

Agree with a lot of what has been said, the animals are well cared for here and I think most of the... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2017
Mike C
Reigate, United Kingdom
Small and friendly!

Good range of animals that were tame and looked happy. Enclosures need a bit of TLC. Children’s... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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Porfell Porfell Porfell | Trecangate, Lanreth, Liskeard PL14 4RE, England
+44 1503 220211
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

Agree with a lot of what has been said, the animals are well cared for here and I think most of the money received by the sanctuary goes towards them rather than the decor. Hopefully the positive reviews will encourage more people to visit, then...More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Good range of animals that were tame and looked happy. Enclosures need a bit of TLC. Children’s farm was limited and a bit disappointing. Woodland walk was shut as too muddy. Tea shop very limited and had UHT whole milk which was disgusting.....£1.50 per cup...More

Thank 2510Amy2014
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Our third visit here over a number of years and sadly, whilst the resident animals are brilliant and as many others have said are very interactive with visitors, the place is looking and feeling very sadly neglected and in need of a real make over....More

Thank Alan P
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Was a 20 minute drive from Polperro and was fairly easy to find. The cost for three adults and one child was around £35, which we considered good value. Sadly, there were hardly any staff walking around to do talks and over the whole day...More

Thank Olivia H
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Happy,friendly helpful staff,more relaxed and natural than a zoo. Great place to visit for a few hours,totally self funded and worth a visit even in bad weather just wear apporiate footwear as can get very muddy 😀

Thank Chiefbrody73
Reviewed 20 October 2017

My family and I visited today. The lady in reception was very helpful and informative. The enclosures all looked a little tired (probably not helped by the grey,dismal weather!), but all of the animals looked very well looked after, in great condition and very happy....More

Thank Claire P
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We visited here 3 years ago just my husband and I and loved it then. As we were staying in the area again for a few days we decided to visit again with our 2 year old and we weren’t disappointed! The animals are lovey...More

Thank Jessica W
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

After reading mixed reviews, we decided to visit so that we could form our own opinion....... Some areas of Porfell look a little tired and worn, but one look at the animals and a word from the knowledgeable staff, makes it easy to see why....More

Thank Lauren T
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Went here in sept 17 . Lovely little animal sanctuary. Staff all very helpful. A nice 1/2 day out with plenty of animals to see, all looked well looked after. The woodland walk was closed when we were there but that was only due to...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

went here after staying in looe (about a 15 min drive) was a bit dubious of coming after reading some of the reviews. didnt see any of the offensive signs people are talking about? You have to remeber that this places isnt a zoo but...More

Thank Rhiannon K
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Claire P
28 September 2017|
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Response from tracey10d | Reviewed this property |
hi we went when it was drizzle. it would be better in he dry weather as a lot of it outdoors bu thither are covered areas. take a umbrella if you go when its raining!
11 August 2016|
Response from james h | Reviewed this property |
Very possibly,The staff all seem very helpful and I did see a man with a beautiful Rottweiler in the cafe area. Hope this helps
Wendy S
4 February 2016|
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Response from Jamie Q | Reviewed this property |
no disabled access no disabled parking very rough ground